Student of the Month: Sam

The August Student of the Month is 16-year-old Sam. He’s been playing guitar off and on for seven years, but he’s a relative newcomer to Deft Digits. He started lessons here only three months ago, and he’s plowed through every …

Student of the Month: Bruce

Bruce is the July 2015 Deft Digits Student of the Month! Bruce loves his surf rock, and during the year that he’s been taking lessons with me, he’s opened my eyes to the genre. It turns out there’s a lot …

Student of the Month: Zach

Here’s Zach, the June 2015 Student of the Month! Zach’s been taking lessons with me for one year, and he’s been blazing through all the classic rock hits, leveling up his guitar skills with a new song almost every week. …

Student Showcase: Winter 2015

The latest Deft Digits Student Showcase happened 8 Mar 2015. The students practiced many hours in preparation and performed brilliantly. Watch the whole thing here! Individual videos: Patrick (15): “Mad World” – Tears for Fears Alison (6): “I’m Yours” – …

Student of the Month: Alison

Here’s Alison, the youngest Student of the Month so far! She’s six years old, she’s been playing guitar for less than a year, and she’s loving it. Alison gave her first performance at last October’s Showcase, singing and playing “Old …

Student of the Month: Will

Will has been playing guitar and taking lessons with me for the past year and a half. He’s eleven years old now, and he’s been fully infected with the AC/DC bug. He started on acoustic, strumming chord songs like Brad …

Students of the Month: Brady and Ted

This month’s honors go to a pair of students, a father and son, who’ve been taking ukulele lessons with me for eight months. When they started, this was meant to be a secret project to be unveiled to their family …

Student Showcase: Fall 2014

The latest Showcase featured eleven of my bravest students performing a wild array of songs for each other and their families. Watch the whole thing here! Individual videos: Caroline (7): “Let It Go” – Demi Lovato Alison (5): “Old MacDonald …

Student of the Month: Lucca

Lucca has been working his hiney off for the last six months. He started lessons with me almost three years ago, and this past March, we started down the fingerpicking path. He learned The Plain White T’s’ “Hey There Delilah,” …